Cold and flu season will soon be upon us, and many are wondering if now is the time to get a flu shot. Most health care workers insist that there is only a tiny risk involved in getting inoculated, but the seemingly small number of adverse reactions to the shot can be devastating to some.
The U.S. Center for Disease Control does not have an accurate estimate of flu related deaths in the U.S. each year, and estimates run between 3,000 and 60,000, suggesting that flu shots are tremendously important. But not everyone agrees with that recommendation.
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